HC Deb 09 July 2002 vol 388 c866W
Mr. Salmond

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many staff within his Department are allocated to consideration of regional funding mechanisms. 1679301

Mr. Boateng

There are 10 people in the team responsible for advising Treasury Ministers on regional policy in England, EU structural funds, the Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales Offices, and funding arrangements with the devolved Administrations. Devolved funding arrangements are set out in the Statement of Funding Policy.